February 2015: Renaissance Renovation


Simply stated, the Sistine Chapel is a really big room with many remarkable paintings, but...

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is gearing up for some aggressive policy goals...

“Space matters” is the new mantra as the office concept undergoes some radical rethinking. Today,...

Green building trends have affected nearly every sector of the construction and renovation market, and...

According to “The Federal Commitment to Green Building: Experiences and Expectations” report from the Department...

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For years, wire supplies have been rolled around in drums for storage, shipping and transporting...

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| February 2015
The Consumer Electronics Show (CES) is not typically an event that draws electrical contractor interest, but this year’s show raised some eyebrows in the low-voltage market.

| February 2015
While preparing estimates, the methods and rules that estimators follow depend on several factors, including training, experience, the type of project and company culture.

| February 2015
Jim Dollard has an extensive background in codes and standards. If you have a query about the National Electrical Code (NEC), Jim will help you solve it.

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, These images show the contrast in lighting before and after the renovation., The new LED light system consists of three separate installations: 1). Gallery lighting illuminating the frescoes on the walls and ceiling, 2). "Gala" lighting used as supplementary lighting for conclaves and events, 3). Lighting on "The Last Judgment" fresco, After, Before
| February 2015
Simply stated, the Sistine Chapel is a really big room with many remarkable paintings, but there are many stories behind the hall and its art.

| February 2015
“Dark fiber” is a term often heard in conversations about fiber optic communications. Perhaps this is because it has a name that sounds evil or nefarious.